The Manitoba Environmental Youth Network is a great source of information on teaching and promoting environmental issues. They have an excellent section on Resources which describes how to go about fundraising and applying for grants, and gives great ideas for Take Action projects
In case you aren’t already familiar with Me to We, We Day, The Kielburgers and Free the Children, they also have a number of great resources for students and youth involved in Global Issues. Look under the Get Involved tab to find tool kits, lesson plans, campaign information, and more. The “We” phenomenon isn’t … Continue Reading Free the Children: “We” Campaigns and Resources
Volunteer Manitoba is a great resource for youth looking for volunteer opportunities. You can search through the list of opportunities available by organization or volunteer activity to find the right fit for you! There are many benefits to volunteering! Volunteers can discover new skills, talents and interests, build self-esteem through … Continue Reading IDEA: Volunteer in Manitoba!
Youth Engagement Coordinator, Roberta Gramlich, is happy to come speak to your class about the Canadian Foodgrains Bank and related issues. Feel free to contact her:
Engineers Without Borders Canada has some great ideas for teaching Global Issues! Check out their Educator Toolkit: Operation Global Citizen. This toolkit includes: Action Oriented Tools Collaborative Tools for Educators Educational Tools Provided by Canadian NGOs Lesson Plans Provided by NGOs and UN Agencies Search Engines and Databases of Educational … Continue Reading TOOL: EWB Educator Toolkit
After hearing about peoples’ poor perception of Winnipeg, students from Miles Macdonell Collegiate took action by creating a social media campaign to share the great things that Winnipeg has to offer.
Students at Miles Macdonell Collegiate raised money for the Mental Health Education Resource Center , a local organization which promotes mental health and educates about mental illness in an effort to encourage Manitobans to seek treatment early and to reduce the prejudice
Join Canadian Foodgrains Bank on a trip to Ethiopia in July, 2015 on an International Food Security Learning Tour for Educators! This is a two week trip which includes orientation and debriefing sessions, visits tocommunity projects in Ethiopia supported by Canadian Foodgrains Bank and its network, and visits with other … Continue Reading OPPORTUNITY: Food Security Learning Tour for Educators
Every girl in the world deserves education, safety, and dignity That’s the motto behind the Days for Girls campaign! By providing access to quality, sustainable feminine hygiene and awareness, this organization gives back Days for Girls who would otherwise miss school or work just because of a biological process.
Seeds are the heritage of family farmers and peasants, who preserve them to feed their families, their communities, and the world. However, seeds are increasingly being controlled and privatized by multinational companies. Without access to seeds, the way of life of small family farmers and peasants, most of whom live … Continue Reading IDEA: Organize a Petition in Support of “Sow Much Love”